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Facing the Challenges of Panel Paintings Conservation: Trends, Treatments, and Training By Alan Phenix, Sue Ann Chui
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Proceedings of a symposium held at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, May 17-18, 2009.
Ingres: Paintings By Daniel Coenn
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Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres was a French Neoclassical painter. He assumed the role of a guardian of academic orthodoxy against the ascendant Romantic style represented by his opponent Eugène... More > Delacroix. His exemplars, he once explained, were "the great masters which flourished in that century of glorious memory when Raphael set the eternal and incontestable bounds of the sublime in art ... I am thus a conservator of good doctrine, and not an innovator." His career is full of contradictions. Yet more than most artists he was obsessed by a restricted number of themes and returned to the same subject again and again over a long period of years. He was a bourgeois with the limitations of a bourgeois mentality but as Baudelaire remarked, his finest works 'are the product of a deeply sensuous nature'. His technique as a painter was academically unimpeachable.< Less
Career Success Secrets for MUSEUM TECHNICIANS AND CONSERVATORS By Imtiaz Syed
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Museum Technicians and Conservators Prepare specimens, such as fossils, skeletal parts, lace, and textiles, for museum collection and exhibits. May restore documents or install, arrange, and exhibit... More > materials. Sample of reported job titles: Objects Conservator, Conservator, Paintings Conservator, Preparator, Exhibit Technician, Art Preparator, Collections Manager, Paper Conservator, Conservation Technician, Collections Specialist< Less
Ingres: 120 Paintings By Jessica Findley
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Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres was a French Neoclassical painter. He was a bourgeois with the limitations of a bourgeois mentality but as Baudelaire remarked, his finest works 'are the product of a... More > deeply sensuous nature'. The central contradiction of his career is that although he was held up as the guardian of classical rules and precepts, it is his personal obsessions and mannerisms that make him such a great artist. His technique as a painter was academically unimpeachable. His exemplars, he once explained, were "the great masters which flourished in that century of glorious memory when Raphael set the eternal and incontestable bounds of the sublime in art ... I am thus a conservator of good doctrine, and not an innovator." Nevertheless, modern opinion has tended to regard Ingres and the other Neoclassicists of his era as embodying the Romantic spirit of his time, while his expressive distortions of form and space make him an important precursor of modern art.< Less
Ingres: 107 Paintings and Drawings By Maria Tsaneva
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Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres was a French Neoclassical painter. Though he considered himself to be a painter of history in the tradition of Nicolas Poussin and Jacques-Louis David, by the end of his... More > life it was Ingres's portraits, both painted and drawn, that were recognized as his greatest inheritance. A man profoundly respectful of the past, he assumed the role of a guardian of academic orthodoxy against the ascendant Romantic style represented by his nemesis Eugène Delacroix. His exemplars, he once explained, were "the great masters which flourished in that century of glorious memory when Raphael set the eternal and incontestable bounds of the sublime in art ... I am thus a conservator of good doctrine, and not an innovator." The central contradiction of his career is that although he was held up as the guardian of classical rules and precepts, it is his personal obsessions and mannerisms that make him such a great artist.< Less
Evaluation of Lime-Based Hydraulic Injection Grouts for Conservation of Architectural Surfaces By Beril Biçer-Simsir, Leslie Rainer
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This manual provides a set of suggested procedures for the testing of lime-based hydraulic injection grouts for the conservation of architectural surfaces. It is meant to be used as a reference by... More > conservation scientists in the laboratory and by conservators working in the field to test, evaluate, and select appropriate injection grouts for the conservation of delaminated wall paintings, plasters, and mosaics on vertical and horizontal surfaces.< Less
The World of Nature In Miniature: Exhibition Catalogue of Paintings By Wes Siegrist, Rachelle Siegrist, David J. Wagner Ph.D.
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The World of Nature in Miniature; Paintings by Wes & Rachelle Siegrist features the miniature paintings of Wes and Rachelle Siegrist, with a forward by Dr. David J. Wagner, and an introduction on... More > wildlife art and conservation by Alan Singer. The small dimensioned book contains over 50 of the Siegrists' miniatures reproduced at actual size along with an essay about the environment and conservation in miniature art. The appendixes highlight the various museum exhibitions and select awards featuring the Siegrists' miniature paintings.< Less
You Can't Paint Chainlink By Thomas Sullivan
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The author examines the humor and shame found in everyday life. If you have ever worked for a cut-rate family business,bought a used car,or ridden a bus, this book is for you. Hailed by Conservative... More > Weekly Magazine as "A work of pure trash," YOU CAN'T PAINT CHAINLINK will lift your spirits and lower your expectations for the future of your country.< Less
You Can't Paint Chainlink By Thomas Sullivan
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The author examines the humor and shame found in everyday life. If you have ever worked for a cut-rate family business,bought a used car,or ridden a bus, this book is for you. Hailed by Conservative... More > Weekly Magazine as "A work of pure trash," YOU CAN'T PAINT CHAINLINK will lift your spirits and lower your expectations for the future of your country.< Less
Alkaline cleaning reagents and Prussian blue By Judith Lee
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An investigation into the effects of alkaline cleaning agents commonly used in paintings conservation on oil bound Prussian blue paint films.